Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop Launches Priced From $999

Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop

As well as launching their new stand alone desktop graphics card expansion dock in the form of the Alienware Graphics Amplifier for $299, and the new Alienware Area 51 gaming desktop computer system earlier this week.

Dell has also announced the availability of their new Alienware 13 gaming laptop, that was first unveiled backing August and starts priced at $999, working seamlessly with the new Alienware Graphics Amplifier if desired.

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Nimble Sense Virtual Reality Depth Sensor Optimised For The Oculus Rift (video)

Nimble Sense Virtual Reality

Developers that are currently working with the awesome Oculus Drift virtual reality headset that was designed by Oculus VR and later purchased by Facebook for a cool $2 billion. Might be interested in a new depth sensing camera called Nimble Sense that has been specifically designed to be used with the Oculus Rift.

Nimble Sense is capable of capturing a 3D point cloud across a 110 degree field of view and has been combined with skeletal hand tracking software to provide low latency accurate and input. Watch the video below to learn more about this new innovative virtual reality sensing system.

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XBook Duo Game Console Laptop Combines Xbox One And Xbox 360 (video)

XBook Duo

Eddie Zarick has this week unveiled his latest game console laptop in the form of the XBook Duo that combines both a next-generation Xbox One and an older Xbox 360 console into one portable games console complete with 22″ Vizio 1080p LED LCD monitor.

Eddie has already created a number of portable games console laptop systems modifying the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3 and older Xbox 360. This latest system has been built as a proof of concept to see whether the two consoles could be combined into one laptop.

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New Maingear Cube Gaming PC Unveiled From $799 (video)

Maingear Cube

Maingear has this week added a new addition to their range of smaller gaming systems, in the form of the newly launched and revamped Maingear Cube.

The latest Maingear Cube gaming PC is equipped with a Intel Core i7 5960x 3.0GHz/3.5GHZ processor supported by up to 32GB Corsair Dominator 2666 MHz Memory together with space for 3 x 1TB solid state disk (SSD) or Mechanical drives if preferred.

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Firefox OS Launching For Raspberry Pi Mini PC In 2015

Firefox OS

During MozFest 2014 Held in London over the weekend Mozilla unveiled its Fire OS plans to release a downloadable or flashable version of the Fire operating system for makers and developers to load onto their Raspberry Pi computers.

The Fire OS is hoping to provide an alternative to the likes of Raspbian as a software tool for teaching and allowing web programming to robotics and drones and is currently in the very first stages of development.

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Lo-Fi SES 8-bit Instrument Is Open Source And Fully Hackable (video)


Makers and hobbyists and then also enjoy listening and playing with music may enjoy using the new Lo-Fi SES hackable 8-bit chiptunes instrument created by Assorted Wires based in Austin Texas within the US.

The Lo-Fi SES project is currently over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise $5,000 in pledges to make the jump from concept to production.

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$299 Alienware Graphics Amplifier Is A Dock For Your GPU

Alienware Graphics Amplifier

Alienware as this week launched a new way to add extra graphics power to your Alienware laptop system using their newly unveiled Alienware Graphics Amplifier which is now available to preorder for $299 or £199 and provides an external dock housing for a separate graphics card.

Shipping of the new Alienware Graphics Amplifier is expected to start sometime next month in November 2014. But unfortunately the listed price does not include a graphics card of any description, which needs to be sourced and installed by yourself.

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Espruino Pico Offers JavaScript On A USB Stick (video)


Makers, developers and hobbyists that enjoy building electronic projects might be interested in a new JavaScript development board called the Espruino Pico which takes the form of a USB key and can be integrated into projects quickly and easily.

The Espruino Pico is a tiny micro controller board that has been specifically designed to run JavaScript and comes with everything you need preinstalled, allowing it to be used from virtually any device with a USB port.

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Headless Ghost Simulates A Connected HDMI Display (video)

Headless Ghost

Developers, makers and hobbyists that encounter graphic problems when they do not have a screen attached to a computer they may be modifying or working with me interested in a new HDMI adapter called the Headless Ghost.

The Headless Ghost has been specifically designed to emulate the presence of a high resolution display making the computer engage the GPU hardware as well as unlocking a range of resolutions.

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